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Sleeplessness, morning illness and feel sleepy, uses stair cases instead of elevators, - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   OK.Please proceed with the query.
User :   Hello Doctor
User :   Good Afternoon
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   I've few problems like not getting sleep properly, more yawning
Doctor :   Any other medical illness.
User :   I've worked in night shifts for 4-5 months. From then I started facing the problem of not getting sleep. For Every 2 hours, I would awake from sleep
Doctor :   Ok.This has happened because of change in your sleep pattern.
Doctor :   Morning illness?
User :   and it takes me 30min to 1 hour to get back to sleep
User :   morning illness kind of
Doctor :   It will take time to go to normal sleep pattern.
User :   yes, Mornings I feel very lazy and even @ 8:00AM I still feel like sleeping
User :   Also I yawn more.
Doctor :   Do you have morning shifys now an for how long.
Doctor :   Ok.Do you exercise in the mornings.
User :   I've changed my Job now. From past 6 months I'm in normal shifts 9-6
User :   But still my sleep pattern is not normal.
Doctor :   Try exercising,take a hot water bath once you come from office.
User :   For every 2 hours I wake up
User :   from sleep
Doctor :   Use the bed only for sleeoing purpose and not for working.
Doctor :   Ok.That is fine.
User :   Not in mornings, But I go for a walk for 20-30 min in the afternoon
User :   after lunch.
Doctor :   Do not keep any clocks that tick continously in the night,do not watch tv on the bed.
Doctor :   That is fine.Why i told exercise is ,you should feel tired.
Doctor :   Tired enough to sleep.
User :   and I don't use elevators much. I take steps to go upstairs or come down.
Doctor :   Try reading a book till you fall asleep.
Doctor :   Drink hot milk before you sleep.
Doctor :   If nothing works you will have to got o the specialist for help.
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Kindly login for futher medical queries.
Doctor :   Your welcome.
Doctor :   take care.
User :   Ok. Thank you very much doctor.
User :   will follow your suggestions and revert incase of any.
User :   Thank you once again
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